Shipping Coordinator

Location : 3079 Three Mile Road, Walker, MI 49534

Who We Are:

Challenge is a leading employee-owned tier 1 supplier of complex metal assemblies for the global automotive industry. Challenge fosters a culture of collaboration, diversity, and innovation. We believe the best ideas come from individual unique perspectives. These ideas combined with the teamwork of industry experts allow us to accomplish any challenge. Our team members take pride in the work we do every day and they are the true driving force in our operations.

Challenge is proud to be one of the largest employee-owned automotive companies in North America. One of the many benefits of joining the Challenge team is the ESOP program. This program allows Challenge to give shares of the Company to all employee-owners annually. These shares are an additional retirement benefit that will continue to grow during your time at Challenge. Being part of an ESOP means our employee-owners share in Challenge’s success!

Challenge is #EmployeeOwned and #QualityDriven ! We are #OneChallenge ! 

Who We Want:

The primary responsibility of the Shipping Coordinator is to support oversight of Plant Materials staff members to ensure they are properly trained and following procedures set forth by the Materials Manager and Customer Service Supervisor. They have responsibility to assist in supporting the Customer Service Supervisor to achieve departmental objectives and customer satisfaction. This includes supporting the management of inventory levels, on-time shipment of finished goods, warehousing/shipping of goods, and customer service. 

What You'll Do:

  • Order Processing – EDI and Manual
  • G3PS Order Processing
  • GMCCA Order Processing
  • Assist with all Shipping Activities – Scanning, Labeling, Loading, Paperwork, etc.
  • Accum Management
  • Customer Contact
  • On time delivery
  • Packaging (Returnable and Expendable)
  • Receiving Process – Standard and Subcontract
  • Track Errors
  • Assist with all Warehouse(s) Organization – Raw, Purchased, WIP and Finished Goods
  • Inventory Analysis
  • Cycle count inventories to ensure accuracy of 90% plus

When and Where:

This will be a First Shift / 7 am - 4 pm M-F position located at our Plant in Walker, MI.

What You Need to Have:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in a Materials Planner, Materials Scheduler or closely related role preferred
  • Experience with Plex Systems ERP strongly preferred
  • Previous experience in automotive industry preferred
  • Computer experience required


What We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.